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Ambassador Theatre

219 West 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019-7404
+1 212-239-6200
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US$128.75*
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US$70.00*
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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219 West 49th Street, New York City, NY 10019-7404
Midtown
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the heart of Broadway! Lights outside and a classic decoration inside. Helpful personnel, narrow seats but astonishing view even high up the mezzanine. As for "Chicago" I have no words- just continuous applause !

Thank aacctraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Broadway or watching baseball on my last night in NY were the choices. I've been to a few shows in the London west end ; however, never watched baseball. Decided that pleasing my partner was more important, so went with partners choice of seeing...More

Thank mark c
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Came to see Broadway's longest running musical 'Chicago'. Small theatre whee even to mezzanine back tow seats get a reasonable view. All seats in stalls have good viewing. But in mezzanine the seats are too close to each other so your feet are uncomfortable.

Thank pauldsor
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Saw a very well done Chicago - theatre staff was incredibly friendly, our seats were upgraded, not a bad seat in the house. The show was well run, great experience!

Thank Sunday_Driver007
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I went to see Chicago the musical, which I wanted to see for a long time fortunately I managed to get cheap tickets from the TKTS stand in Times Square earlier in the day. The theatre itself is an old style theatre with a large...More

1  Thank Andyunlimited65
Reviewed 8 June 2017

My daughters & I went to see Chicago at the Ambassador. Due to a busy schedule I didn't get tickets until the day off. We were in the balcony section, but the theater is small so we still had a great view of everything. It...More

Thank Amy39094
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This Chicago performance is not worth the price. The movie Chicago is one of my favorites, so naturally I chose this to be the broadway musical I attended while I visited the city. The theater was hectic and even at 5'2 my knees touched the...More

2  Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We saw Chicago at the Ambassador Theatre. It was a great way to see a Broadway show without breaking the bank. We sat on the right side towards the back of the orchestra and our view was perfect. I read a lot of complaints that...More

1  Thank txhjgirl
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Chicago was amazing. The theatre facilities are very poor. No leg room (worse than flying with a budget airline for 2:30hrs), with a single toilet available - no chance to make in the intermission. 2 bottles of water $10!!!! I am surprised the theatre is...More

1  Thank Panas S
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We saw Chicago here and it was a brilliant show. The acting and singing was excellent and the entire cast were first rate. This was a very enjoyable evening and it's a show well worth seeing.

1  Thank James U
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Elliott L
18 October 2016|
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Response from Rebecca S | Property representative |
You can call 212-239-6200 or 800-447-7400. There is no direct line to the theater, but you will be able to speak with the theater and ticketing reps.
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ypcespedes
3 July 2016|
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Response from Rebecca S | Property representative |
You may have to check your bag at coat check depending on its size.
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Gaynez
14 September 2015|
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Response from pllara16 | Reviewed this property |
I had seats in the center... in the middle section but first row though... and the view was great :)
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